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AANE Event List

AANE - Asperger SyndromeListed below, in chronological order, are upcoming events sponsored by AANE. Please contact AANE if you have any questions about these events.

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Advance registration with payment is required for all programs in order for your registration to be confirmed. Early registration is highly recommended due to limited seating. After the deadline, please call AANE at (617) 393-3824, ext. 10, to check if the program is still being held and if space is available. AANE reserves the right to cancel if the minimum enrollment is not met by the registration deadline. If you register for a workshop and are a no-show, there are no refunds nor credits given to attend another workshop.

Child & Teen 2014 2015 Workshop Catalog
For a complete listing of our face-to-face and webinar workshops, please click on the link above.

Webinar Catalog
Online learning is now available! In addition to the programs listed below, we now offer online learning via webinars, which are accessible using your computer or telephone. Online registration only.

On-Demand Training
Now you can watch recordings of our presentations at your convenience 24/7. Online registration only.

Upcoming AANE Events

Events - Parents of ChildrenEvents - Parents of TeensFamily/Dog Walk at Weston Reservoir

Date: May 30, 2015
Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Location: Weston Avenue Reservoir, Ash Street, Weston, MA
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Are you looking for family-friendly activities to do with your quirky kids? You're not alone. Parents often tell us they are looking for family activities that they can enjoy together. Come meet other parents who understand what your daily life is like. Join Brenda Dater, author of Parenting without Panic and AANE's Director of Child & Teen Services -- and her dog, Lavender -- for a family-friendly walk in the woods. Dogs are welcome, but must be under the control of their owners (by voice or on leash) at all times. Please don't bring your dog if he or she is aggressive toward other dogs or children.

Events - Parents of TeensEvents - Parents of AdultsEstate Planning

Date: June 1, 2015
Time: 7 pm 8:30 pm
Location: Webinar
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How can you protect and provide for your son/daughter with an Asperger/Autism Spectrum diagnosis once you are gone or if you should become seriously ill or disabled? Do you have a will? Do you need to create a special needs trust? Many families feel confused and overwhelmed when facing these tough decisions. Let Atty. Ken Shulman demystify the process and help you figure out how to begin taking appropriate action.

Events - Parents of ChildrenEvents - Parents of TeensEvents - AdultsAppy Hour: Apps for Learning and Organization

Date: June 8, 2, 2014
Time: 7 pm 9 pm
Location: Webinar
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Appy Hour is a fast-paced sharing of iOS (Apple) apps. This session provides an overview of app options within targeted categories, but is not a substitute for in-depth training on specific apps. A brief overview of assistive technology assessment and evaluating apps will also be covered. Targeted areas will be: executive function; social cognition/pragmatics; self-regulation; and written communication. Other category options: augmentative and alternative communication; motor skills; Arts education; learning to read; reading to learn; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics); recreational/leisure; life skills; and teacher tools.

Events - EveryoneAspie Seeks Love: A Free Movie for the AANE Community

Date: June 9, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Location: Berensen Hall, Hebrew College, 160 Herrick Road, Newton MA 02459
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To celebrate the beginning of AANE's 20th year, we invite you to join the Board for a showing of a new documentary film, Aspie Seeks Love. The movie will be followed by AANE's Annual Meeting.

Events - AdultsThe Jody Acford Spirit Conference 2015: Managing an Anxious Mind

AANE's Annual Conference for Adults with AS and Related Profiles

Date: June 13, 2015
Time: 9:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Northeastern University, Egan Research Center, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston
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AANE's ninth annual conference designed for adults (post-high school and older) with Asperger Syndrome and related autism spectrum profiles. This year our conference is co-sponsored by the Northeastern University Disability Resource Center. The conference combines a diverse program of workshops with networking and social connection. We look forward to seeing you there!